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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2017)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding ABG analysis and interpretation of ABG results among staff nurse in NMCH, Nellore

Author(s)
K Padma, Anju Priya, N Subhashini and Dr. Indira S
Abstract
Background: An arterial blood gas (ABG) study as a blood test that measures that levels of many different gases the oxygen rich blood, some of these level measured directly while other are calculated from the measurement of other gases. By measuring the gases in arterial blood.
Objective: To assess the level of knowledge ABG analysis and interpretation of ABG results among staff nurse in NMCH, Nellore.
Materials and Methods: Descriptive cross sectional design and convenient sampling technique was followed which included 30 samples were used. Data was collected using structured questionnaire. Data analysis was done with SPSS.
Results: Shows that with regard to ABG analysis and interpretation results among 30 staff nurses, 4 (13.3%) had ‘A’ grade, 7(23.3%) had B+ grade, 12 (40%) had B grade, 5 (16.7%) had C grade and 2 (6.7%) had D grade knowledge and mean value was 19.0 and standard deviation was 3.5 in staff nurses.
Conclusions: The study concluded that majority of staff nurses had D grade knowledge.
Pages: 06-08  |  1859 Views  161 Downloads
How to cite this article:
K Padma, Anju Priya, N Subhashini, Dr. Indira S. A study to assess the knowledge regarding ABG analysis and interpretation of ABG results among staff nurse in NMCH, Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(1):06-08.
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